Scientist I, II, Senior Scientist

South San Francisco, CA, United States
Jul 19, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Neurona Therapeutics is an early stage biotechnology company based in South San Francisco focused on the development of neuronal cell-based therapies for neurological diseases. Our ideal candidate is a self-motivated individual who has a passion for scientific research. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team, work on transformative science, and take part in building an exciting, science-driven company.


· Contribute towards the development, optimization and scale-up of cell culture, harvest, fill, cryopreservation and thaw processes for interneuron manufacturing from pluripotent cells.

· Process optimization and characterization, scale-up and process transfer to clinical manufacturing site

· Provide manufacturing support. Participate in trouble shooting exercises and the diagnosis and resolution of production problems through data analysis and process/equipment characterizations.

· Participate and represent process sciences in project teams.

· Present data at team meetings. Generate scientific reports and contribute towards regulatory submissions.

· Will be required to participate in technology transfer and process monitoring activities.

· Some travel to CMO sites may be required.

· Must possess the ability to work independently or as a team.

· Maintain notebooks and electronic files associated with each experiment and contributes to the preparation of final experimental reports.

· Manage product and material inventories as needed throughout studies.

Required Qualifications:

· Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering, life sciences or related scientific field with 0-5 years of industrial experience.

· In depth experience in mammalian cell culture and/or culture and expansion of stem cells is a requirement.

· Experience in flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry, development of production processes using bioreactors is necessary.

· Excellent computer, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

· Familiarity with cGMP requirements preferred.

· Must be able to work independently and in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Able to take initiative to improve work processes, develop innovative scientific methodologies and approaches to enhance process productivity.

Interested in learning more about our science and our team? Please visit our website at

Neurona is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.